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Over 20,000 bras recalled in Japan due to injury fears

TOKYO - A Japanese lingerie maker is recalling more than 20,000 brassieres after complaints that underwires suddenly poked out, sometimes while women were wearing them.

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China bans national anthem at weddings and funerals

BEIJING - China's national anthem can no longer be performed at weddings, funerals, balls or other non-political functions and should only be performed at certain dignified events, state media said on Friday.

13 Dec 2014

No more drunken sailors: Canadian Navy bans drinking at sea

OTTAWA - The Royal Canadian Navy on Friday imposed an almost total ban on sailors drinking at sea, after a warship had to be recalled from an international exercise because inebriated crew members got into trouble.

13 Dec 2014

Surf's up! Chile start-up turns fishing nets into skateboards

SANTIAGO - A Chile-based start-up venture that collects discarded fishing nets from the country's long coastline and turns them into skateboards for U.S. teenagers is garnering attention from investors as sales ramp up.

11 Dec 2014

Israeli youngsters try to rob bank with toy guns

JERUSALEM - Using toy guns, a 12-year-old boy and his 13-year-old accomplice tried to rob a bank in Israel but fled without any cash after apparently losing their nerve, police said on Thursday.

11 Dec 2014

Boater rescued south of Hawaii after 12 days adrift

- The Navy rescued a boater who had been adrift for 12 days off the coast of Hawaii, the Coast Guard said on Wednesday.

10 Dec 2014